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Centre looks to make flying fun; here’s how

Aviation ministry proposes slew of passenger-centric measures

Centre looks to make flying fun; here’s how

DGCA directs airlines not to carry out fumigation with passengers onboard

All airlines have been directed not to carry out any disinfectant or insecticide fumigation with passengers onboard as it could effect fliers' health.

DGCA directs airlines not to carry out fumigation with passengers onboard

Domestic passenger traffic to cross 100 mn by year-end: DGCA

Sounding bullish, DGCA expects more than 100 million domestic passengers to fly by the year end, especially as India has outstripped passenger traffic growth in this sector across major global economies including the US and C

Domestic passenger traffic to cross 100 mn by year-end: DGCA

DGCA allows domestic carriers to roll out zero baggage charges

Three domestic carriers -- IndiGo, SpiceJet and AirAsia India -- had earlier approached the regulator with the "zero bag fare", offering discount on no check-in luggage.

DGCA allows domestic carriers to roll out zero baggage charges

Civil aviation safety chief post to be filled up soon

The ministry of civil aviation has requested the home ministry to provide a panel of eligible offices for the post.

SpiceJet incident: DGCA recommends pilots to undergo simulator refresher course

Aviation regulator DGCA has held the commander of a SpiceJet flight responsible for an incident, which took place at the airport...

SpiceJet incident: DGCA recommends pilots to undergo simulator refresher course

Vistara applies to DGCA for four new aircraft

Vistara, a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Tata group, has applied to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)...

Vistara applies to DGCA for four new aircraft

Avoid excessive duty free items on board: DGCA asks airlines

DGCA has asked airlines to stop allowing excessive duty free material and extra crew baggage on board, as part of its efforts to ensure efficient fuel management during flights.

Avoid excessive duty free items on board: DGCA asks airlines

DGCA issues strict alcohol consumption norms for flight crew

Putting in place stringent measures to ensure flight safety, aviation regulator DGCA has come out with detailed guidelines related to alcohol consumption for airlines crew for both pre and post-flight periods.

DGCA issues strict alcohol consumption norms for flight crew

Air India may request DGCA for A S Soman’s reinstatement

National carrier Air India may request aviation regulator DGCA to reconsider its order removing A S Soman from the post of its flight safety chief after discussing the issue tomorrow.

Air India may request DGCA for A S Soman’s reinstatement

DGCA to undertake surprise inspections to monitor passenger safety

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is mulling one-time surveillance for all domestic airlines to monitor passenger safety.

DGCA to undertake surprise inspections to monitor passenger safety

DGCA framing guidelines for mandatory psychometric tests for Indian pilots

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is reportedly framing guidelines for Indian pilots to take mandatory psychometric tests before being given permission to fly any aircraft.

Turbo Megha Airways gets regional airline permit

South Indian regional carrier Turbo Megha Airways got its air operator permit on Tuesday, said officials at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Ministers can’t agree, aviation policies remain on the ground

Growing dissonance between Ashok Gajapati Raju and his junior colleague seems to have held up several policy decisions — including charging extra for check-in baggage and the proposal for the Greater Noida airport.

Ministers can’t agree, aviation policies remain on the ground

DGCA asked to provide 5 year data on high density routes

The civil aviation ministry has asked the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide it with five years of flight tariff date on high density routes for past five years since 2011, official sources said.

DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

We have firmed up recommendations directing airlines to carry out psychometric tests on all pilots during recruitment and then at frequent intervals to gauge any anomalies in behaviour.

DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

DGCA study shows that you pay more for short distance flying

The longer you fly the lesser you pay — a study of a detailed fare analysis done for the first time for calendar year 2014 by the country’s aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) shows.

DGCA study shows that you pay more for short distance flying

Editorial: Don’t ground markets

That’s the lesson from the DGCA analysis of air fare.

DGCA tweaks hiring norms following threats

Aviation ministry officials said FOIs who have already been hired will stay in Delhi, and in future, the location of posting would be mentioned

Air India flight delay, thanks to rest-deprived crew

Air India flight delay: As per DGCA norms, airlines need to rest flight crew for 22 hours for long-haul international flights.

Air India flight delay, thanks to rest-deprived crew

DGCA faces tough time hiring flight inspectors

The DGCA will require 72 FoIs, and the hiring is still in process. But the resignation of two officials only makes the situation worse.

Air traffic rose by 20 pc in quarter, less ocupancy in March

India's air passenger traffic rose by an impressive 20.57 per cent in the March quarter over the same period a year ago.

Aviation safety being compromised: DGCA

Flagging concerns over violation of safety norms, aviation regulator DGCA today said it has come across instances where safety aspects...

Aviation safety being compromised: DGCA

Germanwings Plane Crash: After 2010 scare, DGCA got cockpit policy to avert such incident

The co-pilot locking out the pilot — as happened on board the Germanwings flight 4U9525 — is less likely here...

Germanwings Plane Crash: After 2010 scare, DGCA got cockpit policy to avert such incident

Domestic airlines register higher load factor in Feb on fewer flights

The passenger load factor (PLF) of domestic carriers rose significantly in February over the previous month...

Discount drive by GoAir, SpiceJet, Indigo helps domestic airlines log healthy growth in Feb

A series of heavy discount ticket offers by domestic carriers helped India's air passenger traffic log a healthy 21.48 per cent growth in February...

Discount drive by GoAir, SpiceJet, Indigo helps domestic airlines log healthy growth in Feb

Delhi HC asks DGCA not to de-register SpiceJet planes till April 6

In a reprieve to SpiceJet, the Delhi High Court today asked aviation regulator DGCA not to de-register its six leased planes till April 6...

Delhi HC asks DGCA not to de-register SpiceJet planes till April 6
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